How long is the course?
Length: 18 Weeks
Time: 5.30 – 8.30 pm
How will I learn?
You will learn through a mix of directed learning, on line activities and practical workshops.
What subjects will I study?
You will study the following units:
- Provide Indian Head Massage
This unit is about the skills involved in providing Indian head massage treatment. The ability to adapt massage techniques to suit individual client needs and the environment in which the massage takes place are crucial requirements. The ability to perform Indian head massages with and without the use of oils is also required.
Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication and promotion and selling of products and services. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification, such as anatomy and physiology.
To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance, hygiene and good communication with the client.
How will I be assessed?
All the practical work is assessed in the salon on paying clients; practical work and oral questions prove knowledge. Theory will cover anatomy and physiology and health and safety. Two online exams and a portfolio of evidence will be built up through the course.
Home study and practice will be required.
Are there any additional costs?
All students are expected to purchase the college uniform to complete practical assessments.
Cost: Funded by The Edge (Conditions apply) or a Learning Loan
What are the entry requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements, however knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology would be an advantage. A good basic education is required. A caring approach and good communication skills are an asset. An interest in the subject is essential.
Can I get more information?
For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
What opportunities will this lead to?
When you have successfully completed this qualification will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualifications:
- Level 3 Certificate in Massage Using Pre-Blended Aromatherapy Oils
- Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage